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Enhancing Plant Disease Resistance without R Genes

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Title
Enhancing Plant Disease Resistance without R Genes
Abstract

Crop plants encounter constant biotic challenges, and these challenges have historically been best managed with resistance (R) genes. However, the rapid evolution of new pathogenic strains along with the nonavailability or nonidentification of R genes in cultivated crop species against a large number of plant pathogens have led researchers to think beyond R genes. Biotechnological tools have shown promise in dealing with such challenges. Technologies such as transgenerational plant immunity, interspecies transfer of pattern recognition receptors (PRRs), pathogen-derived resistance (PDR), gene regulation, and expression of antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) in host plants from other plant species have led to enhanced disease resistance and increased food security.

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Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect
Journal: - Volume 34, Issue 7, July 2016, Pages 523–525
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Physical Sciences and Engineering Chemical Engineering Bioengineering
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